Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Sulu Sea, 7 km west of Calintaan, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, Philippines, on Sunday, February 9, 1958 at 22:29 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.578°N / 120.87°E↗ (Sulu Sea, Philippines)
Antipode: 12.578°S / 59.13°W↗
Nearest volcano: Dagit-Dagitan (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) W of Calintaan (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SSW of Ligaya (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 8,430) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Sablayan (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NW of San Jose (pop: 118,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) W of Mansalay (Oriental Mindoro) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SSE of Mamburao (Occidental Mindoro) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SW of Pinamalayan (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SSW of Calapan (pop: 66,000) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) S of Batangas (pop: 237,400) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) S of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||20 km||Mindoro, Philippines||USGS|
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